‘There will be no concessions, no withdrawals; it is simply irrelevant’

By MATI TUCHFELD, ISRAEL HAYOM— “There will be no concessions and no withdrawals. It is simply irrelevant,” the Likud party said in a statement on Sunday regarding Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s outlook on the peace process with the Palestinians. The Likud statement came after Likud MK Tzipi Hotovely told a brochure distributed at religious Zionist…

Life under the US umbrella

By CAROLINE GLICK, JPOST— South Korea lives under a US security umbrella. Both on a conventional and nuclear level, South Koreans are dependent on the US to deter North Korea from attacking them and overrunning their country. Last Friday, US Under Secretary of State Wendy Sherman scolded South Koreans for being too nationalist. In her…

The story behind the marble Moses in Netanyahu’s speech

By ANAV SILVERMAN, YNET— While Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu referenced several cultural, political, and historical figures throughout his highly-anticipated speech to Congress on Tuesday March 3 – including Harry S. Truman, Queen Esther, Robert Frost, and Elie Wiesel – he concluded his historical address with the biblical figure of the prophet Moses. The Israeli…